Looking back at the MOMA premiere of Peter Bogdanovich’s SQUIRRELS TO THE NUTS
A story about a fan, his favorite filmmaker, and an eBay miracle changing the direction of film history.
I will convince you D.E.G. was an interesting movie studio where multiple artists made masterpieces, new directors got a chance, and solid veterans got their final gigs.
Peter Bogdanovich and Cole Porter’s AT LONG LAST LOVE is the best musical of the last 50 years and is, in fact, a masterpiece
The Best New York City films not made by the usual suspects.
A discussion of why ILLEGALLY YOURS didn’t deserve the death penalty and the intriguing nature of “humpback movies” made by great directors.
(This piece originally was published at whatchareading.com on May 8, 2017) What brought Hollywood traditionalist Peter Bogdanovich, low-budget drive-in messiah Roger Corman, experimental European cinematographer Robby Muller, method acting Cassavetes … Continue reading “I Have a Jest to Execute, that I Cannot Manage Alone”: Peter Bogdanovich’s SAINT JACK and THEY ALL LAUGHED